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Rank School name Tuition and fees Enrollment (full-time) LSAT scores (25th-75th percentile) Acceptance rate Employed 10 months after graduation2 Assessment score by lawyers/judges (out of 5) Bar passage rate (first-time test takers) GPA (25th-75th percentile) Employed at graduation2 Peer assessment score (out of 5)
RNP Rank Not Published: U.S. News calculated a numerical rank but does not publish it. Campbell University 

Raleigh, NC

$39,900 (full-time) 391
RNP Rank Not Published: U.S. News calculated a numerical rank but does not publish it. Capital University 

Columbus, OH

$36,112 (full-time) 260
RNP Rank Not Published: U.S. News calculated a numerical rank but does not publish it. Charleston School of Law 

Charleston, SC

$41,548 (full-time) 514
RNP Rank Not Published: U.S. News calculated a numerical rank but does not publish it. Elon University 

Greensboro, NC

$36,667 (full-time) 353
RNP Rank Not Published: U.S. News calculated a numerical rank but does not publish it. Faulkner University (Jones) 

Montgomery, AL

$38,000 (full-time) 223
RNP Rank Not Published: U.S. News calculated a numerical rank but does not publish it. Florida A&M University 

Orlando, FL

$14,132 (in-state, full-time); $34,035 (out-of-state, full-time) 366
RNP Rank Not Published: U.S. News calculated a numerical rank but does not publish it. Florida Coastal School of Law 

Jacksonville, FL

$46,171 (full-time) N/A
RNP Rank Not Published: U.S. News calculated a numerical rank but does not publish it. Golden Gate University 

San Francisco, CA

$48,500 (full-time) 316
RNP Rank Not Published: U.S. News calculated a numerical rank but does not publish it. The John Marshall Law School 

Chicago, IL

$48,600 (full-time) 638
RNP Rank Not Published: U.S. News calculated a numerical rank but does not publish it. Liberty University 

Lynchburg, VA

$35,782 (full-time) 171
RNP Rank Not Published: U.S. News calculated a numerical rank but does not publish it. Loyola University New Orleans 

New Orleans, LA

$44,330 (full-time) 399
RNP Rank Not Published: U.S. News calculated a numerical rank but does not publish it. Mississippi College 

Jackson, MS

$35,500 (full-time) 352
RNP Rank Not Published: U.S. News calculated a numerical rank but does not publish it. Mitchell Hamline School of Law 

St. Paul, MN

$42,816 (full-time) 481
RNP Rank Not Published: U.S. News calculated a numerical rank but does not publish it. New England Law Boston 

Boston, MA

$47,992 (full-time) 380
RNP Rank Not Published: U.S. News calculated a numerical rank but does not publish it. North Carolina Central University 

Durham, NC

$18,532 (in-state, full-time); $40,950 (out-of-state, full-time) 367
RNP Rank Not Published: U.S. News calculated a numerical rank but does not publish it. Northern Kentucky University (Chase) 

Highland Heights, KY

$19,370 (in-state, full-time); $31,330 (out-of-state, full-time) N/A
RNP Rank Not Published: U.S. News calculated a numerical rank but does not publish it. Nova Southeastern University (Broad) 

Fort Lauderdale, FL

$40,060 (full-time) 566
RNP Rank Not Published: U.S. News calculated a numerical rank but does not publish it. Ohio Northern University (Pettit) 

Ada, OH

$28,050 (full-time) 164
RNP Rank Not Published: U.S. News calculated a numerical rank but does not publish it. Oklahoma City University 

Oklahoma City, OK

$35,340 (full-time) 352
RNP Rank Not Published: U.S. News calculated a numerical rank but does not publish it. Regent University 

Virginia Beach, VA

$36,140 (full-time) 218
RNP Rank Not Published: U.S. News calculated a numerical rank but does not publish it. Roger Williams University 

Bristol, RI

$34,822 (full-time) 431
RNP Rank Not Published: U.S. News calculated a numerical rank but does not publish it. Samford University (Cumberland) 

Birmingham, AL

$38,448 (full-time) 426
RNP Rank Not Published: U.S. News calculated a numerical rank but does not publish it. Southern Illinois University—​Carbondale 

Carbondale, IL

$21,754 (in-state, full-time); $44,026 (out-of-state, full-time) 311
RNP Rank Not Published: U.S. News calculated a numerical rank but does not publish it. Southern University Law Center 

Baton Rouge, LA

$15,704 (in-state, full-time); $28,304 (out-of-state, full-time) 387
RNP Rank Not Published: U.S. News calculated a numerical rank but does not publish it. South Texas College of Law Houston 

Houston, TX

$31,500 (full-time) 726

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